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Hackney's On Lake

1514 E Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-2193
(847) 724-7171
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Ranked #26 of 129 restaurants in Glenview
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Evergreen, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had dinner at Hackney's for a 50th class reunion. I remember eating there in the 1960's and it's still going strong. I highly recommend newcomers to try the "Hackney Burger" along with their well known house standard: "fried onion rings".

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Recently attending a family birthday party in one of their party rooms. I have to say the waut staff was over the top helpful. From serving to clearing , refilling drinks and even taking special orders and running to get them. And all with a smile. The food is about what you'd expect from an upscale burger place, nothing wowed,... More

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Oswego, IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Hackney's is one of my family's favorite burger places. Nothing fancy, but always a treat! We sit outside when the weather permits. Service is attentive and you're never rushed. A very popular place, especially on weekends when the weather is ideal. A must try is the onion loaf which is a signature appetizer at Hackney's. You'll get a great burger... More

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Good Patty Melts. The restaurant is known for its burgers but especially for its onion rings. This restaurant has never disappointed. I also like there chili. My brother-in-law always raved about their ribs.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I haven't been to Chicago in 35 years and I had to go back to Hackney's because I had always loved it. Nothing has changed! Same fabulous burgers on the same home made dark rye bread and the best onion rings literally anywhere! Also had their home made apple pie with cinnamon ice cream which was delicious! Go out of... More

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Chicago, Ilinois
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334 reviews 334 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I have been going to Hackney's ever since my folks took me to Hackney's on Harms as a kid in the 1950's. And, over the past 50 years, they have provided consistently good food at a reasonable price in an enjoyable casual atmosphere. Both my wife and I had buffalo burgers on dark rye. These lean patties are fabulous. The... More

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Glenview, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A good hamburger joint with a great bar. Family owned and operated that's been around since the late 1930's.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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145 reviews 145 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Hackney’s is a Chicagoland tradition and has been in business for nearly seven decades. They are famous for the half pound Hackneyburger served on their own Hackney’s Dark Rye with lettuce, onion, tomato, and a small side of coleslaw. My burger was cooked to perfection and very enjoyable. They are also known for their block of French Fried Onion Rings... More

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Chicago, IL
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

First time at Hackney's. Late afternoon, no crowd. Wanted to try one of their burgers after visiting the Botanic Gardens. Ordered it med.rare and was served med.well (not fault of server.) Also the bun was right out of the 'fridge; not good to put an ice cold bun on a hot burger. A friend had the butt steak. Again ordered... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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135 reviews 135 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Ate here while visiting the area. My husband used to go here frequently for the onion ring loaf so he wanted to return, so we did. The onion ring loaf was great (tasty and greasy). The rest of the meal was just average except for the Talipia which was very good. The ribs have a very tangy/spicy sauce which was... More

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